An opening wedge describes a type of knee osteotomy for correcting limb alignment, where a bone wedge is cut in either the femur or tibia and the space opened up and plated in that position.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Medial Opening Wedge Proximal Tibial Osteotomy. Chahla J, Dean CS, Mitchell JJ, Moatshe G, Cruz RS and LaPrade RF. Arthrosc Tech. 2016 Aug; 5(4): e919–e928.


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